iRiver archive

  • iRiver Android-powered tablet and smartphones leaked
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    iRiver Android-powered tablet and smartphones leaked

    By 14 July 2011

    iRiver is planning on hanging out with the cool kids with what looks like a pretty stylish Android-powered smartphone and tablet setup.  Pictures leaked this morning onto Korean website cetizen show first an Android handset, named Vanilla, and a tablet...

  • 2011 Gadget Calendar - when can you buy that new gadget from CES
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    2011 Gadget Calendar - when can you buy that new gadget from CES

    By 12 January 2011

    CES has packed up for another year, so now you know all about the new gadgets that are on the way. But when will you actually be able to get your mitts on them? We've put together a list of all the launch dates that we know about to save you scrabbling...

  • iRiver Story HD becomes world's highest res 6-inch ereader
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    iRiver Story HD becomes world's highest res 6-inch ereader

    By 6 January 2011

    iRiver has announced the iriver Story HD ebook reader at CES 2011 - the world's highest resolution 6-inch ebook reader. The iRiver Story HD ereader delivers 768 x 1024 resolution and, according to the company at least, "faster page turns than the competition....

  • iRiver Cover Story wheels in Wi-Fi and Waterstones ebook store
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    iRiver Cover Story wheels in Wi-Fi and Waterstones ebook store

    By 17 November 2010

    iRiver has rolled out the Wi-Fi version of its touchscreen Cover Story ebook reader. The model (EB05W) adds to the Cover Story lineup, which also includes the EB05 offline version. The iRiver Cover Story range marks a move away from the Kindle-esque keyboard...

  • iRiver Cover Story   review
    Gadgets 3.5 out of 5

    iRiver Cover Story review

    By 20 September 2010

    iRiver seems to be taking the ebook reader category seriously. We recently looked at their Story with Wi-Fi and now they have launched the Cover Story, their take on the touchscreen approach to ebook reading. There are two versions of the Cover Story:...

  • iRiver Story with Wi-Fi   review
    Gadgets 4 out of 5

    iRiver Story with Wi-Fi review

    By 5 August 2010

    We looked at the iRiver Story back in December 2009 and we liked it. Good construction, wide file support and a QWERTY keyboard round out a spec sheet that challenges most of its rivals. But does adding Wi-Fi bring anything to the mixture? It certainly...

  • iRiver T8   review
    Audio 3 out of 5

    iRiver T8 review

    By 23 July 2010

    It would be ambitious to say that iRiver has ever “nailed” the MP3 player market with a killer device, but it's certainly been mentioned in the same breath as some of the major players over the years, so it was with some intrigue that we noted the...

  • iRiver Story ebook reader goes Wi-Fi
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    iRiver Story ebook reader goes Wi-Fi

    By 8 July 2010

    iRiver's Story ebook reader fared well when we put it through its paces for a review at the tail end of last year, but it seemed to be lacking something. And that something was connectivity. But now, with the inclusion of Wi-Fi, and a tie-up with WH Smith's...

  • iRiver goes UK official with the S100 media player
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    iRiver goes UK official with the S100 media player

    By 2 July 2010

    Just like the iRiver T8, we knew the iRiver S100 was floating about in the Asian markets but we weren't sure as to whether we'd be seeing a UK launch. But we've just got wind that the mini media player is on its way to these shores, where we're told they...

  • iRiver keeps it simple with T8 Dongle MP3 player
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    iRiver keeps it simple with T8 Dongle MP3 player

    By 1 July 2010

    The iRiver T8 is a strange little creature. Strange but kind of cool at the same time. Basically it's a mini-MP3 player, USB flash drive, dictaphone and portable radio all in one. Despite being only a fraction larger than your average USB flash drive...

  • LG and iRiver combine for music mobile
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    LG and iRiver combine for music mobile

    By 26 May 2010

    South Korean company LG has teamed up with iRiver to launch a music phone called the LG LB4400, although many reports are giving the device the more catchy name of the LG iRiver. The device has a 2.8-inch WQVGA OLED touchscreen and is extremely media...

  • iRiver Story ebook reader hands-on
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    iRiver Story ebook reader hands-on

    By 11 January 2010

    iRiver's Story ebook reader, currently available in the UK, was on show at CES and we were on hand to grab some photos. As you can see from the pics, the Story boasts a full QWERTY keyboard, as well as a voice recorder, headphones jack, built-in speaker...

  • iRiver Story ebook reader review
    Gadgets 4 out of 5

    iRiver Story ebook reader review

    By 16 December 2009

    Ebook readers are for travellers, right? Wrong. Take frequent flyers: can anything that has to be switched off during take-off and landing really be considered "great for travellers"? Not really, but if you don't confuse the genre with that bastion of...

  • iRiver Story comes to the UK
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    iRiver Story comes to the UK

    By 27 November 2009

    iRiver has dropped us word that it's bringing its "Story" e-book reader to the UK. The South Korean manufacturer, famous for its MP3 players, says that the Story is "stepping up to challenge Sony's version and Amazon's new Kindle". The reader has an e-ink...

  • iRiver B30 DAB radio and PMP on sale in UK
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    iRiver B30 DAB radio and PMP on sale in UK

    By 29 September 2009

    The iRiver B30 is now on sale in the UK through Digital Audio Distribution, the exclusive distributor of iRiver goodies on our fair isle. The B30 offers DAB radio on the go plus all the features of a portable media player. Boasting "crystal clear digital...

  • iRiver takes on iPhone
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    iRiver takes on iPhone

    By 11 November 2008

    A Korean company is going to take on the iPhone. Reigncom, which is the company behind the iRiver brand of MP3 players, unveiled its iPhone rivalling phone concept way back at CES. But now the phone is to become a reality. The details are scant at the...

  • iRiver updates Mplayer giving Mickey Mouse his body back
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    iRiver updates Mplayer giving Mickey Mouse his body back

    By 8 October 2008

    iRiver makes lots of exciting PMPs and audio players, but this plastic monstrosity is supposed to appeal to kids (while we think it may just scare them). The original MPlayer was modelled to look like Mickey Mouse. Then there was an update called the...

  • iRiver P20 debuts at IFA
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    iRiver P20 debuts at IFA

    By 30 August 2008

    Not content with debuting the SPINN, iRiver has announced a second AMOLED screened PMP device at IFA in Berlin. The P20 will sport a 4.1-inch, an 80GB or 120GB hard drive as well as an FM Tuner, voice recording functions, and flash game for when you are...

  • iRiver SPINN heads to Europe
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    iRiver SPINN heads to Europe

    By 30 August 2008

    iRiver has debuted its SPINN MP4 player at IFA in Berlin. The new multimedia player, that's capable of playing music, video and images is due to hit Europe in the next couple of months. The SPINN, will feature a 3.3-inch AMOLED touchscreen (WQVGA: 480...

  • Speedo launches waterproof MP3 player
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    Speedo launches waterproof MP3 player

    By 30 June 2008

    The Speedo Aquabeat, made by iRiver, offers swimmers and other water-babies 1GB of storage, 9 hours playback on one charge, come in three colours, and weighs 35 grams. With the ability to work down to 3 metres below and floaty-goodness too, the Japanese...

  • iRiver Domino launches
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    iRiver Domino launches

    By 18 June 2008

    iRiver has launched the super simple Domino flash drive in Korea that's offered in 2GB or 4GB capacities with a slidey USB thingy to keep it as minimalist as poss. Price is from around a tenner for the smaller option, but no word on a release here just...

  • iRiver's Lplayer revealed
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    iRiver's Lplayer revealed

    By 29 May 2008

    iRiver's Lplayer has been launched in Korea, and while there's no news yet of a Euro launch just yet we thought it worthy of mention for its quirky design. There's a clever speaker stand attachment that props the player up - and presumably offers beefed...

  • iRiver unveils P10 iPod rival PMP
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    iRiver unveils P10 iPod rival PMP

    By 20 May 2008

    Korean manufacturer iRiver has followed up the launch of its iPod rival Spinn PMP with an updated model. The P10 features a 4.3-inch LCD with a resolution of 800 x 480, has 33GB of internal memory, supports WMV and MPEG videos, Digital Multimedia Broadcasting...

  • iRiver E100 MP3 player review
    Audio 3.5 out of 5

    iRiver E100 MP3 player review

    By 23 April 2008

    It has long been thought that if anyone was likely to knock the Apple iPod off the MP3 top-spot that it would be iRiver. After all, the company has released more players in the last 4 years than just about any other company. That said, the iRiver E100...

  • iRiver launches iPod touch rival
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    iRiver launches iPod touch rival

    By 14 January 2008

    Korean manufacturer iRiver is said to be going up against Apple with its latest PMP launch. The Spinn portable media player (PMP) has a 3.2-inch 480 x 272 pixel screen capable of displaying video playback at 30fps. Memory capacities of up 16GB are mooted...